Firefighting News: New York Firefighters Rescue Blind Woman from Fire

03/18/2014
Firefighters rescued a blind woman yesterday from a cooking-related house fire in Colonie, New York. Midway Fire Chief Meaghan Sammons told the Times-Union (http://bit.ly/1qPpm14) that crews responded around 7:15 p.m. to a working structure fire and could hear the woman screaming for help when they arrived. The chief stated that firefighters found smoke and fire showing from the roof. Two assistant fire chiefs, police and a paramedics managed to get the woman, who was not mobile, out through a door. She was reportedly home alone cooking a traditional St. Patrick's Day meal when the fire occurred. The woman was conscious and breathing when she was transported to an area hospi...

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